Sep 10, 2010 7:30pm PDT
gwen: the sum of our fears. the economy. the political landscape and the dilemma of distraction. all of our national insecurities on display. we take a look tonight on "washington week." battles on every side. all on display at a lunchtime presidential news conference. over the economy. >> the policies that the republicans have offer -- are offering right now are the exact policies that got us into this mess. >> i think it just shows how out of touch the white house is. the american people are asking the question, where are the jobs? >> over the coming midterm election. >> what i'm going to remind the american people of is the policies that we have put in place have moved us in the right direction. >> no apologies for opposing the stimulus, no apologies for opposing the health care. no apologies for opposing what they call the wall street bill. gwen: and a sensational and distracting threat from an obscure florida pastor. >> we are simply burning a book. >> it doesn't in any way represent america or americans or american government or american religious or political leadership.
Sep 10, 2010 8:00pm EDT
street bill. gwen: and a sensational and distracting threat from an obscure florida pastor. >> we are simply burning a book. >> it doesn't in any way represent america or americans or american government or american religious or political leadership. >> we have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other. gwen: we'll put the roller coaster week in context with jackie calmes of "the new york times," david wessel of "the wall street journal" and michael duffy of "time" magazine. >> award-winning reporting and analysis. covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with again ifill. produced in association with national "journal," funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. to connect our forces to what they need when they need it. >> to help troops see danger. before it sees them. >> to answer the call of the brave and bring them safely home. >> around the globe the people of boeing are working together to support and protect all who serve. >> that's why we're here. >> funding for "washington week"
Sep 8, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. president obama today proposed $300 billion in tax incentives for business. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the "newshour" tonight, we speak to treasury secretary timothy geithner and republican congressman peter roskam of illinois about the president's proposals to jump start the economic recovery and create new jobs. >> lehrer: then, tom bearden reports from chile on the trapped miners and their relatives above-ground. >> it's been a long and lonely vigle for the families of the miners trapped underground, and there's no end in sight. >> ifill: judy woodruff talks to stephen mufson of the washington post about a b.p. internal report, which blames the largest offshore oil spill in history on a series of human and mechanical failures. >> lehrer: and, global post reporter solana pyne looks at dhaka, bangladesh-- the fastest growing of the world's mega- cities and one of the poorest. >> i think if you simply project the present into the future, then we are headed no good place. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: th
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: good evening. i'm gwen ifill. senate republicans say they'll oppose any efforts to extend bush era tax cuts if upper- income tax payers are excluded. >> brown: i'm geoffrey brown. on the newshour tonight naftali ben-david of the wall street journal sorts through the politics behind a recent white house and congressional exchanges on tax cuts. >> ifill: financial reporters john cassidy and andrew ross sorkin look at at the collapse of lehman brothers two years later as global regulators issued new rules to prevent future melt down. >> brown: and a report on the lack of safety regulations in a dangerous industry. >> we visit a chilean copper mine one similar to the unwhere 33 miners are trapped half a mile underground. >> ifill: an independent television news report on mass rape in congo. we hear from t victims, the rapists and the advocates trying to end it. >> brown: ray suarez visits a special camp in maine that helps veterans and their families heal the emotional wounds of war. >> it touches the person at a deeper leve
Sep 13, 2010 6:00pm PDT
the chilean mine where the 33 workers remain trapped. gwen talks with politics editor david chalian about the tax cut debate, and previews tomorrow's primary contests. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll talk to former british prime minister tony blair about middle east peace and his new book. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> so, ah, your seat good? got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don
Sep 10, 2010 7:00pm EDT
by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org gwen: the sum of our fears. the economy. the political landscape and the dilemma of distraction. all of o n
Sep 24, 2010 7:00pm EDT
time of the day or night. gwen: shaking things up. at the white house, on the economy. and at the united nations. who's asking, who's telling? we'll get to the bottom